Onco-Cardiology Program

INSTITUTE
University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute
and University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center

DIRECTOR
Guilherme Oliveira, MD

KEY CONTACTS
Heather Blume, CNP
Monica Lewis, RN

APPOINTMENT LINE
Please call Todd Harford, Program Coordinator, for appointments and transfers at 216-844-8448.

Conditions Treated

Cardiovascular complications of cancer therapy
Chemotherapy-induced cardiomyopathy

Interventions
Cardiovascular risk evaluation prior to cancer treatment (chemotherapy or radiation)
Cardiovascular risk reduction and management
Pre-emptive cardiovascular therapy to reduce risk of cardiotoxicity
Echocardiographic and biomarker surveillance of cardiotoxicity
Preoperative cardiovascular evaluation in cancer patients

Distinguishing Features
Largest volume free-standing onco-cardiology program in the nation
Leading-edge imaging technology for cardiotoxicity surveillance: 3-D echocardiography with strain imaging and cardiac PET/MRI
National reference/training center for other onco-cardiology programs